14 Days Best Of Uganda Self Drive

14 Days Best Of Uganda Circuit: Gorillas, Antelopes, and Game Drives

Day 1: Night in Entebbe

Upon arrival at Entebbe international airport, our 4x4uganda driver will have the car delivered to you in the evening. You will then transfer to your desired lodge within a 20km radius from Entebbe international airport.

Mileage: 20km (30 minutes)

Lodge Options

Boma Hotel

Blue Monkey Guest House

Frontiers Hotel Entebbe

ViaVia Guest House Entebbe

2friends Beach Hotel Entebbe

Day 2: Transfer to Lake Mburo with a stopover at the Equator

After your breakfast at any of the above lodges; you will transfer to the Equator where you will have your lunch. You will also have a mini-tour around the Equator. Then you will proceed to your lodge in Lake Mburo national park. Dinner and overnight at the same lodge

Mileage: 250km (8 hours including traffic jam allowance on a bad day)

Lodge options

Eagle nest

Rwakobo Rock

Arcadia cottages

Lake Mburo Safari Lodge

Day 3: Lake Mburo Game Drives

Wake up to a warm breakfast at your lodge after which you will proceed to a morning game drive. You can opt to pack food for lunch for a full day game drive or go a morning game drive and simply relax in the afternoon with options of a short walking safari in the evening.

After your activities of the day, you will transfer back to your lodge where you will have dinner and overnight. Other trip options include a night game drive, mountain biking, horseback rides among other options

Day 4: Transfer to Lake Mutanda Resort

 After your breakfast at your lodge in Lake Mburo national park, you will set out for your transfer to Lake Mutanda resort. You will have a lunch break in Kabale town after which you will transfer to Lake Mutanda resort for your dinner and overnight.

Mileage: 240km (8 hours including traffic jam allowance on a bad day)

Lodge options

Lake Mutanda Resort (requires a minimum of two months prior booking)

Day 5: Gorilla Trekking In Mgahinga gorilla national park

Transfer to the briefing point of Mgahinga gorilla national park to attend the briefing before proceeding for your gorilla trek. Please note; to go gorilla trekking in Mgahinga gorilla national, you are required to have a gorilla trekking permit which must be booked prior to arrival. A gorilla trekking permit goes for US$700 per foreign nonresident and US$600 for foreign residents.

You will have your lunch at your lodge after gorilla trekking. Relax and overnight at your lodge.

Day 6: Hike Around Lake Mutanda Community And Boat Cruise

Wake up to a warm breakfast at your lodge. After your breakfast, you will proceed for a simple hike around the Mutanda community. Transfer for your lunch after which you will head for the evening boat cruise at Lake Mutanda.

After all these activities, you will transfer back to Lake Mutanda resort. In other words, you are considering three nights at Lake Mutanda resort.

Day 7: Transfer To Queen Elizabeth National Park

After your breakfast at Lake Mutanda resort, you will set out for your transfer to Queen Elizabeth national park. To avoid any delays, we recommend you pack your lunch before setting off from Lake Mutanda Resort.

Mileage: 230km (8-9hours drive with an allowance of rough and slippery roads)

Lodge options

Bush Lodge

Enganzi Game Lodge

Ishasha Jungle Lodge

Simba Safari Camp

Mweya Safari Lodge

Day 8: Game Drive And Boat Trip

After your warm breakfast very early in the morning, you will set out for a morning game drive to view the tree climbing lions; you will then have a lunch break before setting off for the afternoon game drive at the Kazinga channel. After a boat trip, you will transfer back to your lodge in QENP

Day 9: Transfer From QENP to Kibale Forest National park

After your breakfast at your lodge in Queen Elizabeth national park, you will transfer to Kibale forest national park, relax and prepare for your afternoon chimpanzee tracking experience. After your chimpanzee tracking adventure, you will transfer back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Mileage: 125km (2 and a half hours)

Lodge options

Kibale forest camp

Isunga lodge

Papaya Lodge

Day 10: Transfer to Hoima

After your breakfast, you will set off from your lodge to transfer to your lodge in Murchison falls national park.  However, you will not transfer all the way to Murchison falls because the road between Hoima and Masindi is a beat rough. For this reason, you transfer to Kibale to Hoima town where you will spend your afternoon, dinner, and overnight.

Mileage: 220km (6-8 hours drive considering any unforeseen challenges on the road)

Lodge options

Kon tiki lodge

Hoima cultural lodge

Day 11: Transfer to Murchison Falls National Park

After your breakfast at your lodge in Hoima, you will transfer to Murchison falls national park via Masindi town. You will have lunch at your lodge in Murchison falls national park and relax in the afternoon.

Mileage: 175km (4 to 6 hours drive)

Lodge options

Red chili

Fort Murchison

Murchison River lodge

Day 12: Morning Game Drive And Boat Trip

After your breakfast at your lodge in Murchison falls, you will set out for a morning game drive after which you will have a lunch break before setting out to catch your boat trip to the bottom of Murchison Falls. After the boat trip, you will transfer back to your lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 13: Transfer to Kampala

Wake up to a warm breakfast at your lodge in Murchison falls national park after which you will transfer to Ziwa Rhino sanctuary. Encounter the endangered rhinos, have your lunch then transfer to your hotel in Kampala for dinner and overnight.

Day 14: Transfer to Entebbe For your Flight

Wake up to a warm breakfast in Kampala, visit one or two major icons in Kampala then transfer to Entebbe for lunch and relax in the Afternoon as you wait for your airport transfer. You will leave the car at the airport with our driver.